“We are deeply grateful for the enthusiasm from the PUBG Lite fans that have actually been with us.”

The free-to-play, low-spec variation of PUBG, PUBG Lite, will shut down at the end of the month.

Originally called PUBG Project Thai, PUBG Lite is a low-spec variation of PUBG that enables gamers with standard PCs and laptop computers to access the video game. It was very first trialled in Thailand, prior to presenting to other areas a number of years back.

Now, nevertheless, the free-to-play video game is being closed down on 29th April. No factor was offered for the choice.

“We are deeply grateful for the enthusiasm and assistance from the impressive variety of PUBG Lite fans that have actually been with us,” a declaration on the official website discusses. “During the difficult times of the COVID-19 pandemic, we hope that PUBG Lite had the ability to offer our fans an enjoyable method to remain safe.

“Unfortunately, we have actually made the tough choice to close service after much consideration and the time has actually come for our journey to end. We regretfully notify you that service of PUBG Lite is set up to end on April 29th, 2021 (UTC).”

You will have the ability to continue to play the video game and invest in-game credits as typical, consisting of the L-COIN that you currently have, right up till the “termination time”.

For this April Fools’ Day, PUBG Corp launched an arcade-style minigame for PUBG where you combat chickens, and it’s called POBG (brief for Playeromnomnom’s Battlegrounds). Players need to shoot their method through “spaces” loaded with chickens, who parachute from the sky and right away begin shooting semi-automatics in your instructions.

If you missed out on the news very first time around, do not fret; while it’s a limited-time minigame, you can access it on PC up till 12th April, while console users will have the ability to play from 8th-18th April.